DINING OPTIONS AT THE OPERA HOUSE
Explore Dining & Cocktail Options at the Opera House
Whether you’re looking for a pre-performance meal, a festive glass of champagne at intermission, or a light snack, Global Gourmet Catering, the Opera House’s exclusive food and beverage services provider, has you covered. Global Gourmet operates several elegant eateries and concessions throughout our historic theater. Come early, relax, and take in the ambiance of San Francisco’s beloved Opera House. Note: food and drinks are not allowed in the auditorium to ensure masks are worn during the performance.
PRELUDE AT THE OPERA HOUSE
Lower Lounge // Open 2 hours before curtain for evening performances and Sunday matinee performances (not open for Nutcracker weekday matinees, Saturday matinees, and Sunday evenings)
Enjoy a delicious culinary experience before your performance or during intermission. Pre-paid buffet dinners are available through OpenTable. Visit OpenTable reservations, fill out the prompt box on the right with your reservation date and number of your party, then click "Find a Table." Once you have selected a time you will be asked to choose between "Buffet Dinner" and "Standard Reservation." Make your selection and enter payment, that's it!
PRELUDE at the Opera House Bar
Open 2 hours before curtain for evening performances and Sunday matinee performances (open 1 hour prior for Nutcracker weekday matinees, Saturday matinees, and Sunday evenings)
From a glass of champagne to a pre-performance cocktail, the lower lounge bar offers a place to indulge prior to performances.
DRESS CIRCLE LOUNGE
Dress Circle Level // Open 1 hour before curtain
Savor snacks, sandwiches, and drinks in our dress circle lounge with a gorgeous view of the historic opera house lobby.
NORTH BOX RESTAURANT
Mezzanine (Box) level // Open 2 hours before curtain for evening performances and Sunday matinee performances (open 1 hour prior for Nutcracker weekday matinees, Saturday matinees, and Sunday evenings)
Located on the north mezzanine level of the historic War Memorial Opera House overlooking the magnificent main lobby, North Box Restaurant offers California cuisine with global influences, created using locally-sourced ingredients and serves as an ideal destination for pre-performance and intermission dining for any Ballet guest. View the menu. Make a reservation via OpenTable.
PRE-ORDER DRINKS AND FOOD
Avoid lines during intermission by pre-ordering cocktails, beverages, and snacks by calling 415-861-8150, send an email Pre-orders are available until 2:00 PM the day of an evening performance or 10:00 AM the morning of a matinee. You may also order with a food and beverage server upon your arrival at any point of service. Due to the high volume of calls daily, please note Global Gourmet will only call or reply to an email if there is an issue with your order. All orders made 5 hours or less before showtime day of show will not be honored.